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Category Archives: Hyperstar and SXV-H9C
Sometimes Your First Guess Turns Out to be the Best
Well this is quite extraordinary. I discovered a huge pile of DVDs last week and I just spent a few days downloading them all onto an HDD. The data was all very old (mostly around 2005) and is all taken … Continue reading
The Heart of the Rose
This is the central region of the Rosette nebula. This is a composite image created using RegiStar and comprises original Hyperstar, Sky90 and Hyperstar 4 data exceeding 15-hours of total exposure time.
The Cygnus Wall
I dug out some very old (but very nice) data from a LONG time ago. This is an image of the Cygnus Wall taken with the original Hyperstar (no collimation or camera rotation adjusters) and a tiny little H9C OSC … Continue reading
The Cygnus Wall
A real blast from the past. Just came across this one and tarted it up a little on Paint Shop Pro. This is the Cygnus Wall region of the North America Nebula. I cannot remember the year this was taken … Continue reading
The Coma galaxy cluster, Fritz Zwicky, and Dark Matter.
This is an original Hyperstar (no collimation or camera angle adjusters) and SX H9C OSC CCD image of the Coma cluster of galaxies. This galaxy cluster was made famous by Fritz Zwicky who studied the cluster, and by applying the … Continue reading
The Pelican nebula and the Cygnus Wall get the Registar treatment
Once again several different datasets have been combined using Registar and slightly processed to give these rather deep results.
The Running Man nebula – the full Monty
Managed to process the full width of this image which I didn’t think I’d manage to do when I started on this one earlier today.
Running Man – bigger crop
Managed to squeeze out a bigger crop which brought in the top of M42 at the bottom of the image.
The Running Man nebula in Orion – the complete dataset
I used Registar to add together all the data I had on the Running Man nebula in Orion. This amounted to well over 80 hours of total exposure time including some recent 5 x 1,000 second subs from the Hyperstar … Continue reading
Wide field image of M51, the Whirlpool galaxy in Canes Venatici
I used Registar to create this composite of Hyperstar I and Hyperstar III data taken of the Whirlpool galaxy, M51. Around 3 and a half hours of f#2 data taken with an 11″ SCT. Clearly worth getting even more data … Continue reading